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There are 6 ways to get from South Carolina to Mount Rushmore by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  7h 8m

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Rapid City (RAP) CLT - RAP

$453 - $1,706

Cheapest option

Bus  •  45h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Florence, SC to Atlanta, Ga
  2. Take the bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to Chicago
  3. Take the bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN
  4. Take the bus from Burnsville, MN to Rapid City, SD 701

$298 - $427

4 alternative options

Bus via Kansas City, Mo  •  43h

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Sc to Savannah, Ga
  2. Take the bus from Savannah, Ga to Atlanta, Ga
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to St Louis, Mo
  4. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Kansas City, Mo
  5. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Sioux Falls, SD 502
  6. Take the bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Rapid City, SD 701

$321 - $593

Train, bus  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the train from Florence Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot
  4. Take the bus from Burnsville, MN to Rapid City, SD 701

$404 - $907

Train, bus via Omaha, NE  •  2 days 5h

  1. Take the train from Florence Amtrak Station to Alexandria Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Indianapolis Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Omaha, NE
  4. Take the bus from Omaha, NE to Sioux Falls, SD 502
  5. Take the bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Rapid City, SD 701

$400 - $790

Drive  •  29h 11m

  1. Drive from Florence to Mount Rushmore 1811.6 miles

$170 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from South Carolina to Mount Rushmore is to drive which costs $170 - $260 and takes 29h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from South Carolina to Mount Rushmore is to fly which costs $450 - $1,800 and takes 7h 8m.

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The distance between South Carolina and Mount Rushmore is 1427 miles. The road distance is 1811.6 miles.

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The best way to get from South Carolina to Mount Rushmore without a car is to bus which takes 43h and costs $320 - $600.

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It takes approximately 7h 8m to get from South Carolina to Mount Rushmore, including transfers.

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The best way to get from South Carolina to Mount Rushmore is to fly which takes 7h 8m and costs $450 - $1,800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $320 - $600 and takes 43h.

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The quickest flight from Charlotte Airport to Rapid City Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 33m.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Carolina to Mount Rushmore is 1812 miles. It takes approximately 29h 11m to drive from South Carolina to Mount Rushmore.

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American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Charlotte Airport to Rapid City Airport.

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There are 53+ hotels available in Mount Rushmore. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from South Carolina to Mount Rushmore.
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  • Distance: 1427.2 miles
  • Duration: 7h 8m

What companies run services between South Carolina, USA and Mount Rushmore, SD, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from Rock Hill to Mount Rushmore every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Florence to Mount Rushmore via Savannah, Ga, Atlanta, Ga, St Louis, Mo, Kansas City, Mo, Kansas City, MO, Sioux Falls, SD, and Rapid City, SD in around 43h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charlotte to Rapid City via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Flights from Charlotte to Rapid City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 26m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Charlotte to Rapid City via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,900
Flights from Charlotte to Rapid City via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,800
Flights from Charlotte to Rapid City via Newark
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlotte to Rapid City
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Charlotte to Rapid City via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Charlotte to Rapid City via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,700
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Florence Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
8h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $400
Train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Chicago Union Station to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $400
Train from Florence Amtrak Station to Alexandria Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $170
Room
$280 - $390
Train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Indianapolis Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
17h 56m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $280
Room
$410 - $600
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Florence, Sc to Savannah, Ga
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Savannah, Ga to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $70
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Sioux Falls, SD
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Rapid City, SD
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Burnsville, MN to Rapid City, SD
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Omaha, NE to Sioux Falls, SD
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to Chicago
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
megabus.com

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